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Graduate Admissions

The School of Public Affairs looks for candidates who will contribute to our community as students and later, as public policy professionals.

Graduates can pursue a wide range of careers worldwide, spanning the public and private sectors and the local to global levels.

Master's programmes

The School of Public Affairs offers two masters in two years: the Master in Public Policy and the Master in European Affairs.

These two-years programmes extend over four semesters including a compulsory semester outside of Sciences Po, on an internship, a professional projects or studying in France or abroad.

The masters of the school give a degree of level Bachalauréat (or equivalent)+ 5, and open on a large spectrum of professional specializations.

More information regarding the admissions are proposed on the page International admissions.

Dual degree programmes

The School of Public Affairs offers a number of dual degree programmes with some of the most prestigious institutions in the World. A multidisciplinary approach, dual expertise, fluency in different languages, multicultural experience: graduates of these programmes boast profiles that are highly appreciated by recruiters in a wide variety of sectors.

For further information on the admission procedure for dual degree programmes, please consult the dedicated admission page.  

Master in Public Affairs - 1-year master

Please note that from September 2024, the Master in Public Affairs will no longer be offered within the School of Public Affairs. 

For professionals who have at least five years of professional experience, the School of Public Affairs offers a master in one year: the Master in Public Affairs (MPA)

For further information, consult the page of the admission page.

Master in Arts and Politics - 1-year master

Please note that since September 2023, the Master in Arts and Politics is hosted by Sciences Po's Maison des arts et de la création. 

The Master in Arts and Politics, is dedicated to professionals with a minimum of 3 years of experience. 

Further information on the admissions' requirements and procedure.

Administative registration, tuition and financial aid

All students enrolled in a master at Sciences Po must conduct an administrative registration from their student account (option "Student interface – Administrative processing" on the main menu).

For questions about your administrative registration or your fees, feel free to contact the Student services Centre (13 rue de l'Université - 75007 Paris).

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Fees & Financial Aid

Limited financial resources are not a barrier to receiving a Sciences Po education.

Nearly one in three students receives a full-fee scholarship.